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The Promise of Rain

By Donna Milner - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

This is a moving novel about family, love and war. It is split between the viewpoint of an 11-year-old girl, Ethie, in 1962, trying ...Read Review

Jungle Soldier

By Brian Moynahan - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

Lieutenant-Colonel Freddy Spencer Chapman was an infantry officer who survived for more than three years in the jungles of occupied Malaya from 1942 to 1945. ...Read Review

Hunting Eichmann

By Neal Bascomb - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

  This is a fascinating account of the capture of Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires by Israeli agents, an event that made headlines ...Read Review

Cleopatra’s Daughter

By Michelle Moran - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 30 BC, after the defeat and suicide of Antony and Cleopatra, their twin children, Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, were taken to Rome ...Read Review

Drood

By Dan Simmons - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

  In 1865, Charles Dickens, returning from a holiday with his mistress and her mother, is involved in the disastrous railway accident at Staplehurst. ...Read Review

A Quiet Flame

By Philip Kerr - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Framed as a war criminal, ex-SS officer Bernie Gunther is forced to flee to Argentina with the likes of Adolph Eichmann for company. ...Read Review

Master of the Delta

By Thomas H. Cook - Published 2008

Genres:

Jack Branch is the last member of an old Mississippi Delta family. He returns to his roots to teach high school, as his ...Read Review

The Redemption of Alexander Seaton

By Shona MacLean - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On a stormy night in 1626 in the Scottish town of Banff, the local apothecary’s assistant collapses in the street. Next morning he ...Read Review

So Brave, Young and Handsome

By Leif Enger - Published 2008

Genres:

Adventure

Monte Becket has lost his sense of purpose. It is 1915, and he has become a bestselling author with his first published book. Living ...Read Review

An Atlas of Impossible Longing

By Anuradha Roy - Published 2008

Genres:

LiteraryRomanceSaga

  This a poignant love story spanning three periods of India’s turbulent history between 1907 and the mid 1950s and three generations of ...Read Review